Store Director - Yakima (Nob Hill)

    Safeway
    2204 A West Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima, Washington 9890, Yakima, WA 98902
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    The Seattle Division has an opening for a Store Director at Store 1235 located in Yakima, WA.

     

    Position Purpose:

    Monitors, enforces, and supports execution of the division merchandising plan for their department in assigned stores.

     

    Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Overall management responsibility for operation of retail grocery store, including store performance, control of cash, inventory and security, customer services, and management of staff.
    • Track, analyze and take action to improve store performance by forecasting of weekly/daily sales goals and meeting or exceeding established goals. Communicate sales goals, department performance and sales opportunities with staff to ensure positive results.
    • Forecast, schedule, and monitor labor to be consistent with store sales and productivity guidelines and wage budgets; create action plan to address cost control issues.
    • Develop and direct execution of strategies to improve product placement and appearance.
    • Monitor display accuracy and appearance to implement promotions. Ensure that products are properly displayed and ordered in a manner to maintain in-stock conditions.
    • Manage issues relating to store maintenance, cleanliness, safety and sanitation.
    • Oversee and monitor handling of cash and accounting. Ensure store is secured.
    • Prioritize, plan, and coordinate work activities, and manage time and resources so that work objectives are met.
    • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and company policies and procedures, including check cashing, security, safety, sanitation, wage and hour, etc.
    • Focus on customer satisfaction and needs, ensure that employees provide customers with superior customer service through use of best practices and communication of the importance of superior customer service.
    • Select, train, develop, and manage job performance of store employees, with assistance of other management personnel.
    • Provide constructive suggestions and encouragement, set performance expectations, provide honest feedback, and identify assignments to provide others with developmental opportunities.
    • Maintain appropriate professional relationship with union officials, and ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreement provisions, if applicable.
    • Maintain positive working relationships with direct reports, peers, supervisors, suppliers, and customers effectively handling complex or difficult situations involving others.
    • Motivate others to perform the job and work towards common objectives. Serve as a role model to others instilling a positive attitude in his/her employees.

     

    Qualifications: The following are preferred:

    • 3 years' management experience responsible for managing a department/team within a multi-department operation within the retail industry.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required, College degree is preferred.
    • Strong customer service and supervisory skills.
    • Strong understanding of overall store operations.
    • Strong Leadership skills.
    • Internal applicants must be current Store Directors or have successfully passed the Store Director Selection Process.

     

     

     

    PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

    • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled environment
    • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
    • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
    • Work may involve regular standing, walking, climbing stairs and movement in and around machinery and hazardous equipment, as well as receiving and production areas
    • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties
    • Position may require some travel, including occasional weekend travel
    • Workday is fast paced and stressful.
    Posting ID: 525456286Posted: 2020-07-14